Sri Anumula Revanth Reddy, Hon'ble Chief Minister
Sri Tummala Nageshwara Rao, Hon'ble Minister for Agriculture, Marketing, Co-operation, and Handlooms & Textiles



          In order to prevent distress sale of Agril. Produce by the farmers in the state. The Government had formulated a scheme for providing short term advances to farmers. This scheme is called Rythu Bandhu Pathakam.

          The main objective  of Ryhthu Bandhu Pathakam is to make available the advance to the needy farmers against pledge of stock so as  to prevent them from resorting to distress sale of their produce particularly  during glut and giving them temporary financial support interms of need. The scheme is being implemented by all the AMCs in the State.

After bifurcation, the Telangana Government has enhanced Loan Amount from Rs. 1,00,000/- to Rs. 2,00,000/- under Rythu Bandu Pathakam (Pledge loan scheme to prevent farmers from distress sales) without interest up to 180 days.